Sausage Tree, Kigelia Pinnata - Plant

The tree is evergreen where rainfall occurs throughout the year, but deciduous where there is a long dry season.
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About Sausage Tree

Kigelia africana, commonly called sausage tree, is native to riverbanks, floodplains, open woodlands and savannas from sub-Saharan central Africa to South Africa. It typically grows to 50 to 60 tall with a stout trunk and rounded to spreading crown. Smooth, gray-brown bark may flake with age.

Rough, pinnate-compound, yellowish-green leaves (to 8 long), with each leaf having 3 to 8 leaflets.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Maximum Reachable Height 50 to 60 feet
Flower Colour Dark red
Bloom Time Seasonal bloomer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Sausage Tree care

Sunlight Full sun to part shade
Watering Medium
Soil Well drained soil
Temperature 4 to 40 degrees C
Fertilizer A time released fertilizer 8-3-9 or similar.

Sausage Tree uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The tree is widely grown as an ornamental tree

Medicinal Use:

  • Kigelia is also used in a number of skin care products


Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Very good plant, very impressive packing, 2-3 leaves were dried. But will give 5 star

gauri shankar

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Good for the price paid


Monday, 18 November 2019

Does the plant need regular trimming?

Billu Nair
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